Experiments, Inexpensive and Versatile, STEM Resources

Introducing Science through making Ice Cream

We've had some unusually HOT days this fall, which made for a great excuse to make and EAT some of my favorite dessert - ice cream! This turned out to be a really fun activity to do with the kids and I highly recommend using SCIENCE as your next excuse to make and eat ice… Continue reading Introducing Science through making Ice Cream

Experiments, Holiday, Tips and Tricks

Experimenting with Peeps

DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links in this post at no additional cost to you.  This past week, we experimented with some peeps in the kitchen! Many of the experiment ideas, I was able to find by just searching the internet, but we also improvised.… Continue reading Experimenting with Peeps

Experiments, Holiday, Tips and Tricks

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Science

On Valentines Day, we made chocolate covered strawberries. I decided to turn it into a science project to teach my kids about phase transformations and melting points. (This was also a great project for gross and fine motor skill development as well as learning to follow instructions.) Ingredients: Approximately 1 pound Strawberries (washed and dried)… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberry Science